New Mechanisms and Processes of Antarctic Glacial Melting Found in Big Ice Hole


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 31 January 2019

OCEANS, WATER, & ICE on the Bottom of the Planet

 Antarctica from Space, September 21, 2005
Antarctica from Space, September 21, 2005, NASA Scientific Visulation Studio.
Credit to NASA Scientific Visulation Studio

 

New Mechanisms and Processes of Antarctic Glacial Melting Found

Huge Cavity in Antarctic Glacier Signals Rapid Decay,
NASA, January 30, 2019.

MAIN POINTS

Ice Hole
“A gigantic cavity — two-thirds the area of Manhattan and almost 1,000 feet (300 meters) tall — growing at the bottom of Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica is one of several disturbing discoveries reported in a new NASA-led study...”

In a Big Ice Hole in the Thwaites Glacier
 NASA/OIB/Jeremy Harbeck

Credits: NASA/OIB/Jeremy Harbeck

Big Ice Hole
“...big enough to have contained 14 billion tons of ice, and most of that ice melted over the last three years.”

Oh-Oh
“We have suspected for years that Thwaites was not tightly attached to the bedrock beneath it."

 

 

Bottom Line

Who's the Ice Hole? The source of our problems cannot be found at the bottom of any, "Ice Hole," anywhere, despite how hard we're looking.

We've got to look for a completely different type of, "hole," to find the source of our planet's problems. Our best tool for this task, of finding the cause of the, "Ice Holes," that are causing the, "End of Cold," on this planet, is a mirror.

 

 

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Antarctic Ice Shelves
Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA) showing location of key ice shelves.
Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA) showing location of key ice shelves, credit to Antarctic Glaciers Organization.
Credit to Antarctic Glaciers Organization

 

 

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